“Millions of Americans are ill-prepared to retire. But a lot depends on where you live.

Retirement security is a combination of having enough savings and pension income to cover costs associated with aging, especially medical bills. As older workers continue to postpone retirement, job market conditions also play a critical factor.

Those characteristics vary widely across the U.S., which makes retirement security somewhat easier to achieve in some states than others, according to a new analysis from the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS). The research and advocacy group, which represents public and private retirement service providers, ranked the 50 states on a score of 1 to 10 based on selected income, cost and labor market data.” -CNBC

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